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Higher Education’s Price Creates Real Consternation

Published tuition prices already keep many people away, but many more students and families are even balking at the discounted net price. The consternation is contagious.
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The Value Proposition’s Double Meaning

Naming the specific values that it has committed to uphold can help a college or university signal to prospective students how welcoming it truly is.
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Doing Makes the Difference in Higher Education

The contemplative culture at colleges and universities often makes them reluctant to flip the switch from innovative thinking to actual doing.

Three Things the Marketplace Is Telling Private Higher Education

Our “Trends for 2019” examines three attitudes of prospective students that point independent colleges and universities toward how they should express their value.

Trends for 2019

We examined the attitudes of prospective students and their families that are requiring independent colleges and universities to adjust how they express their value.
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Navigating Higher Education’s Future

’Tis the season not only for reflecting on the past year’s challenges and successes, but also for planning ahead.

The Value of Integrated Guidance in Higher Education

To counter Americans’ waning trust in higher ed, a college must deliver integrated guidance from the start of the admissions process through to graduation.
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4 Higher Ed Paradigm Shifts (and What It Takes to Deal with Them)

Marketplace intelligence delivered at Summer Seminar revealed why “business as usual” won’t suffice for private institutions today.

Relevance is the Key to Higher Education Value

Exactly how the educational experience is relevant to their lives beyond graduation should be made much more apparent to prospective and current students.
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Private College Trustees Favor Business Model Change

Most trustees of private colleges and universities believe the business model needs to change if an institution wants to hang on to its market share.

Tuition Resets: When and Why They Work

Because a tuition reset has to be much more than just a promotional tactic, any college considering one must already be doing three things.
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Birmingham-Southern College Resets Its Tuition Price

In a tuition reset, next year’s published price for tuition and fees at BSC will be less than half of what it is this year.